Peotone Township

Peotone Township Assessor’s Office Notice

This week the Notice of 2023 Quadrennial Assessments will be arriving in the mail. The Township Assessor would like to answer, “Why did my township receive a multiplier?” which is the change many are inquiring about. The Township Assessor receives the preliminary factor in December, based upon the three years’ worth of sales. The Township…

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New State Law Forces Townships to Report Efficiency

By Karen Haave A new state law requiring townships to create a committee to evaluate their own levels of efficiency is getting mixed reviews from local officials. Signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker in mid-June, the Decennial Committee on Local Government Efficiency Act requires Illinois townships, road districts, and township multi-assessment districts to create committees to…

Door hangers from the Peotone Township Assessor’s office will be left on any property being assessed. Photo submitted.

Peotone Township Assessor Notification

NOTIFICATION The Peotone Township Assessor would like to notify the public that our Field Crew will continue to be out assessing properties due to inconsistencies. All new construction and any property found to have inconsistencies will be assessed. Field Crews will have proper identification and door hangers indicating they’ve assessed the property. Any questions, please…

Door hangers from the Peotone Township Assessor’s office will be left on any property being assessed. Photo submitted.

Peotone Township to Begin Field Work April 10th

Peotone Township employees will begin field work , measuring and taking photos on Monday April 10th, 2023. Field work is instituted due to lack of initial or accurate sketches and photos on file. Door hangers will be left on properties and Township employees will have identification. Any questions, please call the Peotone Township office at…

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Homeowners/Small Businesses ‘Solar Power Hour’ in Peotone

County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant invites residents to attend a free “Solar Power Hour” in Peotone to learn about the benefits of using solar energy and how to participate in a group buy to reduce costs. “Solar Power Hour” educational events are part of Grow Solar Chicagoland, previously known as Solarize Chicagoland, which offers free hour-long…

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Pork Grant Opportunities Available Now!

Pig farmers in Illinois have the opportunity to take part in another round of tree buffer grants. The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is offering this incentive for farmers to implement fresh landscaping on their pig farms. To date, Illinois pig farmers already have planted more than 3,700 trees with this program. “Tree buffers are…

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Peotone Township Annual Meeting

By Andrea Arens The Peotone Township Annual Meeting was exactly 16 minutes long. Dan Younker was nominated moderator, and Clerk Kent Heisner read the previous year’s minutes and financial summary. There wasn’t any new or old business other than a reminder to the dozen or so attendees that the township was audited last year and…

Township Board Bids Farewell, Welcome

Peotone Township Board wishes to recognize retiring Peotone Township Assessor Patricia Latham for her 24 years of service to the township. The Peotone Township Board also wishes Patricia well in her upcoming retirement, which was effective December 31. On January 1, recently elected Peotone Township Assessor Virginia Gates-Hamann assumed the township assessor position and is…

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Devils Lose to Wildcats
Bobcat Tyler Kramer against Gibson City. Photo by Jim Piacentini.
Gibson City Beats Beecher in Opening Round of Purple Pool Play
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Beecher 200U Finances Not Out of the Woods Yet
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Beecher Road Projects Taking Longer Than Expected
Devils Lose to Wildcats
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Peotone Village Board Approves Another Liquor License
Dr. Kara Coglianese speaks to the crowd at the Toast To Crete. Photo by Jim Piacentini
Fully Staffed Crete Police Department Will Focus on Traffic Enforcement
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Monee Looking to Purchase Immediate Care Facility
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The Barn on Rte. 45 Investigated
A memorial tribute to former Devil Alex Cardenas was held on field before the game. Photo by Jim Piacentini.
Devils Take Tough Loss to Wildcats, While Mourning One of Their Own
Some area service members who have lost their lives to PTSD are honored. Photo by Dan Gerber.
Teal Star Run 2023
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Panthers Beat Streator, 47-26
This is an example of the kind of murals the village board has decided to allow. It was displayed during a board meeting, using the west wall of the Village Inn on Main Street. Not actually painted on the wall, just superimposed. The property is adjacent to the village police department, so it depicts an "old time" police car. Photo submitted.
Monee Village Board Approved Ordinance Regulating Murals
Front row: Bill Mort, Dean Heisner, Alice Brandau Niemeyer, Mary Knickrehm Rogers, Carol Bickel Gibbons, Randy Murray, Wilma Mort Swanson, Laura Hofer Ruhbeck, Jo Anne Koomar Hege, Tony Hardwick, and Greg Dralle; middle row: Gary Krapf, Tom Mudro, Nancy Rehberg Beckman, Cheryl Carstens Crumrine, Joy Nickel Weber, Gary Mausehund, Pam Werner Heinsch, Kathy Gainous Keys, Rita Helt Kincheloe, Kate Morrison Lindemann, Sandie Burns Swartz, Karen Clemens Dralle, and Mike Nestlehut; back row zig-zag: Frank Mausehund, Marv Siekman, Dan Culpepper, Pat Goodwin, Bob Arseneau, Jeff Oliver, Edra Bleu Self, Randy Wischover, Gary Zybak, Alice Warning Wasney, Larry Herz, Diane Breitbarth, Arlene Kuse Kline, Wayne Becker, Pat Smith, Sue Christiansen McClain, Jean Pierce Oliver, Nancy Darling Jaffe, Craig Long, and Jim Kasher. –Photo by George Kwain.
PHS Class of ’73 Reunion
Panthers gave it a great effort but just couldn’t beat the Bobcats. Photo by Jim Piacentini.
Bobcats Rule Over Panthers
Pictured is senior Devil Ashley Veltman when the Blue Devils faced Grant Park. –Photo by Jim Piacentini.
Devils Turned It Around with Win Against Dragons
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Devils Beat the Bulldogs
The Peotone Old Mill Fest annually celebrates and shares the history of the mill. Photo submitted.
Old Mill Fest 2023 Looks to Give Visitors a Glimpse of the History
Mayor Therese Bogs and the Board of Trustees were part of the Monee Fall Fest parade. –Picture by Karen Haave.
Monee Fall Fest: Bigger and Better Than Ever
Niko Akiyama finished with 165 yards in 16 carries for a Panther win. Photo by Jim Piacentini.
Panthers Pull Out a Win Over the Tigers